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The BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU offers an unbeatable San Diego location, close to San Diego State University & Qualcomm Stadium. The hotel features affordable rates and comfortable accommodations. Its also ranked highly on TripAdvisor and is one of the only hotels in San Diego with no hidden fees. We offer a complimentary continental breakfast, Wi-Fi, parking and movies.

Guests of the BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU will find that each spacious accommodation and suite features thoughtful touches to make every stay more comfortable, including a DVD player, complimentary high-speed Internet access, cable satellite television with HBO, ample desk space, coffee/tea maker and an iron and ironing board. For long-term guests, kitchen units with full-sized appliances are available, with special discounts for extended stays.

The hotel is perfect for families looking for value while visiting students at San Diego State University, construction crews wanting weekly and monthly stays, patients visiting nearby Alvarado Hospital or Sharp Grossmont Hospital, and those visiting nearby synagogues and churches.

With so much to explore in San Diego, just hop on the trolley! There are 2 stops less than 1.5 miles away at San Diego State University. Let the trolley whisk you away to Old Town, Little Italy, the Gaslamp Quarter, Qualcomm Stadium, Petco Park, the Convention Center and Tijuana, Mexico. Other attractions around this San Diego hotel include Viejas Arena (formerly Cox Arena), SeaWorld, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo.

Complete your stay by waking up to a complimentary continental breakfast with many kosher items and featuring a variety of morning-time favorites, like make your own waffles, relaxing at the outdoor heated pool with BBQ grill, surfing the web on the lobby computer and using our on-site laundry facility.

Make your next San Diego stay the best yet - book online today and save with the BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU. Enjoy your stay.

Our older, 2 story property with stairs, has a friendly staff, clean rooms and in a quiet area. A Credit Card is required for check-in. No cash accepted. Parking is free, so at times can be limited. Check with us first if you have a large vehicle.

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Location

6474 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego
California
92115-2645
United States
AAA - 2 Diamond

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Address
6474 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego
California
92115-2645
United States


What's nearby?

Recreation

  • 1 mile(s) from La Mesa

  • 3 mile(s) from Lemon Grove

  • 5 mile(s) from El Cajon

  • 17 mile(s) from Chula Vista

  • 19 mile(s) from La Jolla

  • 20 mile(s) from Coronado

  • 22 mile(s) from Del Mar

  • 35 mile(s) from Escondido

  • 38 mile(s) from Carlsbad

  • 1 mile(s) from San Diego State University, and Cox Arena




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Reviews

  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 857 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 467
Rating: 4 291
Rating: 3 73
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Rating: 1 8
Rating

Good value

05/12/2016 BettyKR, Los Angeles, California

It's a clean, nicely kept hotel for the money. Hot breakfast. The variety they managed to pack into their little kitchen is amazing. It's a great place if you are looking for a clean place to crash... more

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Great property/great value

29/11/2016 Alicia G,

Everything was great, including the price! In San Diego, right by the campus, was well worth it! Shower was awesome, room was clean, beds were comfy. OH and FREE PARKING! We will stay here again for f... more

Owner Response
BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Front Desk at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review
Hello Alicia G, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We strive to give our guests comfortable, spotless accommodations along with extra amenities, such as the free parking that you mentioned, at competitive rates. We are delighted to see that you were satisfied with your stay! And we’re even happier to see that you plan on staying with us again during future visits! Thank you for mentioning that we are near the SDSU campus. Being only a mile away makes it very convenient, not just for friends and family of students attending the university, but for sports fans and concert goers, too! We aren’t far from many of the attractions in our beautiful city. We have directions for guests at the front desk for your convenience. We appreciate that you took the time to review us and share your experience with our on-line community of potential guests here on TripAdvisor. We look forward to serving you again in the future! * Book Direct with Us - For the Best Service, Selection, and Value! * Yours in Hospitality, Michelle C.| Customer Care Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites Visit our Hotel Website or Call Us at (800) 545-0778
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Consistently excellent

26/11/2016 Ruth S, Sacramento

My husband and I always stay here when visiting family. It's a great place, comfortable, super-clean, with exceptionally friendly staff. The wifi is free and fast, the pool is nice, the breakfast is... more

Owner Response
BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for reviewing us with our TripAdvisor community. I’m delighted to hear you continue to find our rooms to be large, comfortable and super clean. Our housekeeping team works very hard daily to keep the rooms looking sharp. We offer many free amenities such as our outdoor heated pool, free parking, free continental breakfast, free wireless internet, and free DVD rentals all at an affordable price. We are excited to announce we will be expanding our breakfast room! Our owner has been working very close with an architect to make our visions come to live! Again, thank you for reviewing us! We look forward to serving you again soon!! * Book Direct with Us - For the Best Service, Selection, and Value! * Yours in hospitality, Gilda P | Front Office Manager Best Western Lamplighter Inn Visit our Hotel Website or Call Us (619)582-3088 or (800) 545-0778
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Good quiet stay at this clean/affordable property

21/11/2016 Tom A, Stockton, California

Recently had another good stay at the Lamplighter. Gilda at the front desk was very helpful. The property is not in the best area of town but there is a sports bar across the street and a good taco sh... more

Owner Response
BW-Lamplighter-Inn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review
Dear Valued Guest, We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share it with our TripAdvisor community! I'm glad you found our staff to be very helpful and friendly during your stay with us. Everyone here works as a team to provide each guest with the best customer service. We are a AAA 2-diamond family owned hotel that is well located, friendly, and clean with a single-minded dedication to provide consistent service, quality, and value. We offer many free amenities you may end up paying for at larger hotels such as, Free continental breakfast, Free parking, Free Wifi, Free DVD rentals and more! Again, thank you for taking the time to review us! We enjoyed serving you during your stay in San Diego and look forward to serving you again in the near future! * Book Direct with Us - For the Best Service, Selection, and Value! * Yours in Hospitality, Gilda P| Front Office Manager Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU Visit our Hotel Website or Call Us at (800) 545-0778
Rating

Clean & comfortable, great staff

18/11/2016 M3814PJdonnas, Liberty Center, United States

The staff here is very helpful and will not think twice to go out of their way to help you! The room was very clean... every bathroom corner was sparkling clean! The furnishings are not overly fanc... more

Owner Response
BW-Lamplighter-Inn, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU, responded to this review
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your 5 STAR review! Here at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn were devoted to provide the best customer service, genuine hospitality, clean & comfortable rooms all at an affordable price. I’m delighted to hear we strived to serve that for you and your family. I must agree our front desk staff is one of a kind. We make sure we have an answer for all your needs! On your next visit don’t forget to ask us for our free DVD collection. We have some great movies you and your family can enjoy. Again, thank you for taking the time to review us. We always enjoy reading our guest feedback! We hope to serve you again soon. * Book Direct with Us - For the Best Service, Selection, and Value! * Yours in Hospitality, Gilda P| Front Office Manager Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites at SDSU Visit our Hotel Website or Call Us at (800) 545-0778